Job 31:1
Good News Translation
I have made a solemn promise never to look with lust at a woman.

Contemporary English Version
I promised myself never to stare with desire at a young woman.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I made a covenant with my eyes, that I would not so much as think upon a virgin.

New American Bible
I made a covenant with my eyes not to gaze upon a virgin.

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I made a covenant with my eyes, that I would not so much as think upon a virgin.

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Genesis 6:2 The sons of God seeing the daughters of men, that they were fair, took to themselves wives of all which they chose.

2 Samuel 11:2-4 In the mean time it happened that David arose from his bed after noon, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: And he saw from the roof of his house a woman washing herself, over against him: and the woman was very beautiful. . . .

Psalm 119:37 Turn away my eyes that they may not behold vanity: quicken me in thy way.

Proverbs 4:25 Make straight the path for thy feet, and all thy ways shall be established.

Proverbs 23:31-33 Look not upon the wine when it is yellow, when the colour thereof shineth in the glass: it goeth in pleasantly, . . .

Matthew 5:28,29 But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart. . . .

1 John 2:16 For all that is in the world is the concupiscence of the flesh and the concupiscence of the eyes and the pride of life, which is not of the Father but is of the world.

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Proverbs 6:25 For the price of a harlot is scarce one loaf: but the woman catcheth the precious soul of a man.

James 1:14,15 But every man is tempted by his own concupiscence, being drawn away and allured. . . .

Context
Job's Final Appeal
1I made a covenant with my eyes, that I would not so much as think upon a virgin.2For what part should God from above have in me, and what inheritance the Almighty from on high?…
Cross References
Matthew 5:28
But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Job 31:9
If my heart hath been deceived upon a woman, and if I have laid wait at my friend's door:

Additional Translations
I have made a covenant with my eyes. How then could I gaze with desire at a virgin?I made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I think on a maid?

I made a covenant with mine eyes; How then should I look upon a virgin?

I made a covenant with mine eyes, and I will not think upon a virgin.

I made a covenant with mine eyes; and how should I fix my regard upon a maid?

I MADE a covenant with mine eyes; how then should I look upon a maid?

I Made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?

"I made a covenant with my eyes, how then should I look lustfully at a young woman?

A covenant I made for mine eyes, And what -- do I attend to a virgin?
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